University buildings nominated for architecture award

04 March 2016

Two new University of Sheffield buildings have made the shortlist for a prestigious architecture award.

The Diamond, an £81 million pound teaching and learning facility, and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing's Factory 2050, one of the most advanced factories in the world, have been picked for the Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) regional shortlist.

The AMRC's new Factory 2050 building. Photo courtesy of Bond Bryan. 

The Diamond, which opened for students in September 2015, is the University's biggest ever investment in learning and teaching. The impressive six-storey building with a dramatic diamond shaped fa

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